|10,000 Year Feast -- Groks Science Show 2013-12-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Are current trends in food production and consumption sustainable? To understand the challenges that humanity faces, we look back at how past societies adapted to food shortages. On this program, Junko Habu discusses findings from the Jomon civilization from the perspective of cultural anthropology and its implications for global climate change.
Keywords: food, Jomon, sustainability, diversity, adaptation, climate change, starvation
|Your Inner Macaque -- Groks Science Show 2012-05-02 - Charles Lee, Forrest Gulden, Joanna Rowell|
Have you ever noticed that people behave strangely in elevators? Dr. Dario Maestripieri, author of 'Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships,' joins us to discuss how studying the behavior of rhesus monkeys and other non-human primates can help us understand why humans act the way we do.
Keywords: groks; science; psychology; maestripieri; primates